Saturday, January 10, 2015

MERAPI TREKKING: Hike New Crater Ridge

TRIP NAME: Hike Merapi New Crater Ridge 
DURATION: 2 Days/1Nights
TRANSPORT: Private car
INSURANCE: Local Insurance
WHEN: Customized to your request.

This 2 days / 1 night hiking Merapi lead you hike up ridge of Merapi's new crater which was made up by previous huge volcanic eruption ( 2010 ) of Merapi. This eruption was different to previous type of eruption which was known as Merapi Eruption Type. As Indonesian most active volcano, and ones of the world's volcano decade,  Merapi is one of the most intensive monitored Indonesian volcanoes. Our hiking trip covers a stopover to visit a waterfall sourcing from volcano Merapi.


DAY 1 / Pick up service at Yogyakarta in the morning 08:00 am, trip briefing plus check list and transfer to Selo.Upon arrival,arrival report and repack, final preparation. After safety briefing, then hike through village,path of farmland, mountain forest and sub-alpin ecosystem heads for view point on last vegetated edge of Merapi.Upon arrival, experience volcanic view of Merapi plus green landscape, volcanoes vie surrounding such closed view Merbabu, and Sumbing - Sindoro in the distance, plus sunset of Merapi.

Lunch at trekking basecamp/en route at shelter, and dinner at camp site.Overnight by camp in tent. Actual hiking altitude Gain approx 1000 m.

DAY 2 / Wake up in the cool morning, have warm tea/cereal and dryfruit plus snacks, then proceed the hike heads for new crater ridge .See sun rise, then sensational view of below crater of this most active volcano and "closed up view of Merbabu" on back side. After sight seeing, we descend down and have breakfast stop plus repacking at camp site,then proceed down to Basecamp Selo for transfering you back to Yogyakarta city ( airport or hotel ). En route stopover,use you mountain sandal for relaxing walk and visit waterfall,you may get wet under waterfall shower. Arrive at Yogyakarta approx 03:00 pm.

Breakfast at camp site. Lunch at local stall/resto en route. Actual Altitude Gain / Lose approx 225m  / 1135 m.

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1) Private Car and driver service
2) Pick up and drop off service around city of Yogyakarta (airport / hotel)
3) Mountain Guiding services
4) Camp Equipments
5) Meals as indicated B,L,D in program
6) Mineral - Isotonic water (3 lt per day), and snacks 
8) Entrance Ticket plus local Insurance
9) Trekking as per program
10) Group's porter
11) Group's, personal and extra necessary safety gears.

*Travel Insurance & Assistance
*Personal Expense ( Personal porter, tipping and so on )
*Accommodation  before/after trekking trip

Itinerary is trip reference,it is tentative, may change due to actual objective (nature) or subjective (Group/Participant) conditions for safety reason.

If we have bad weather on our actual day hike, then the camp site will be at lower area at around 2400 m ASL.

Booking confirmation at least 4 weeks prior to your requested date of trip departure.